Early Years Apprentice GINGERBREAD HOUSE DAY NURSERY (CROYDON) LIMITED

We are looking for an apprentice to join our team as a nursery assistant. If you are passionate about the care and education of children, to support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain accurate children’s records. Please apply today to start your Early Years apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

    Salary - £10,100

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000241230

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To undertake a developmental programme leading to an Early Years qualification as part of an apprenticeship which is achieved within the given timescale
  • To actively participate in your own development plan working through the qualification with the qualification provider and with the nursery setting too
  • To undertake induction training in the nursery with a named mentor
  • To keep your mentor informed of your progress and to raise any concerns or issues with them
  • To support the nursery staff to observe, plan and maintain accurate children’s records
  • To develop a sound understanding of Safeguarding Policies
  • To undertake a shared responsibility for the care of children, health, safety and cleanliness throughout the nursery

The training you will be getting

  • Over the course of 15-months, you will study units such as health & safety in a childcare setting, holistic child development, safeguarding in a childcare setting, child development, communication with children, purposeful play and educational programmes, supporting children with special educational needs, collaborative working in early years childcare, wellbeing principles for children and at higher levels, child protection, data, supporting key life transitions and behaviour management (these modules may differ).
  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 2 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • We and our employer partners are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, so a DBS check will be required for this role. To make you aware, this position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as ‘spent’ must be declared, and you will be asked about these during the recruitment process.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We are a company that likes to promote within so there are plenty of opportunities to work your way up
  • Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme, you will achieve a Level 2 qualification and a TQUK Diploma in Early Years

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

At Partou UK we know it takes special people to look after children, that’s why we love filling our teams with amazing and inspirational individuals who can create an oasis of fun and laughter within our nurseries. When you join us, you don’t just start a new job. You become part of our family. It’s an exciting time to come on board & join our team as we embark on a new journey! In June 2021, Just Childcare was acquired by the Partou group of companies, followed by their acquisition of All About Children in September 2022. The merger of both organisations will establish Partou UK as one of the largest childcare providers in the UK! We’ll support you every step of the way, making sure that you’re always developing and progressing, helping you to achieve what you never thought was possible! If you’re looking to take the next step within your childcare career and you’re an experienced practitioner, we’re the perfect fit for you. Whether you’re looking for full time, part-time or flexible hours we’ve a role to suit.

Employer

GINGERBREAD HOUSE DAY NURSERY (CROYDON) LIMITED

Address

81 PURLEY DOWNS ROAD

SOUTH CROYDON

CR2 0RJ

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Training

Training provider

THE CHILD CARE COMPANY (OLD WINDSOR) LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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